'''''Battle Pope''''' is an independent comic book
created by Robert Kirkman
and Tony Moore (artist)|Tony Moore
, which was published by their own small press company under the moniker of Funk-O-Tron
originally in 2000 in comics|2000
. The series was reprinted in color by Image Comics
in 2005 in comics|2005
, with plans to possibly continue it with new stories after collecting the original material.
The book tells the tale of a hard drinking, womanizing Pope
, condemned by God
for his own evil ways, who is called to action to save Saint Michael
, with the help of wikt:Jesus H. Christ|Jesus H. Christ
, becoming mankind's final hope in a world overrun by demons
following the Rapture
The comic was adapted into a season of 8 animated webisodes that appeared on Spike (TV channel)|Spike TV's
website in 2008.